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Mountain Lake in Autumn – Acrylic Painting

This painting shows the same mountain lake in Austria which I painted earlier in the summer. This time my work covers the scene in beautiful autumn colours. The painting is 80x60cm in acrylics on wood. You will find more of … Continue reading

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Printing Larger than A4 on Your Printer

When you want to transfer sketches or photographs to your painting support you may be looking for shortcuts on how to progress. One way is to print the design in just the right size on your home printer in order … Continue reading

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How to mix gold and silver paint from primaries – Video No.246

This video shows you in about 2 minutes how to mix gold and silver paints from primary colours. Acrylics are used in the film but similar methods will be applicable to oils and watercolours too. If you like my choice … Continue reading

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How to work from a photo – Video No.245

In this video Phil Davis explains how to transfer a photograph to your support be it a canvas, a board, or paper. In the film the grid method is employed. However, that is not the only way to achieve good … Continue reading

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80,000 clicks

Thank you for helping me to cross the magic threshold of 80,000 clicks. Your comments and contributions are always welcome.  

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How to paint drops of water – Video No.244

In this speed painting video Sandor Vamos creates drops of water with coloured pencils. In just over 10 minutes he produces a perfect optical illusion. It does not need explaining just enjoy it and listen to the music. Please CLICK … Continue reading

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2017 Art Auction in Favour of Underprivileged Children

This October one of my works went on auction in favour of underprivileged children in a major city near my home town. My painting was accepted amid many others by several artists who have submitted a painting each. The number … Continue reading

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How to paint a Glass Bowl and Cherries – Video No.243

This watercolour still life painting is by Soon Warren. In this 8 1/2 minute time lapse video Soon explains the various steps that lead to this vibrant realistic painting of a glass bowl with cherries. More of my own paintings … Continue reading

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Sunset over a Mountain Lake – Acrylic Painting

This painting shows a sunset over a mountain lake in Austria. It is the same lake I featured in daylight a couple of weeks ago. The painting is 30x40cm in acrylics on fine art paper. It comes in a white … Continue reading

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How to paint a Glass and Lemon – Video No.242

Today I have chosen a still life painting in coloured pencils. Watch how the scene showing a plate, a lemon, a spoon and a glass of water develops in this speed painting video in just 3 minutes. More of my … Continue reading

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